Atradius provides trade credit insurance, surety and collections services worldwide with a strategic presence in 50 countries.
We form part of Grupo Catalana Occidente (GCO.MC), a leader in the Spanish insurance sector and in global credit insurance.
Atradius Group at a glance
Our Credit Insurance, Bonding and Collections Products help protect companies from payment risks associated with selling products and services on trade credit.
Snapshot of our worldwide business today
Atradius N.V. is a private company wholly owned by Grupo Catalana Occidente and Grupo Compañía Espanõla de Crédito y Caución. Further information about our shareholders is available on our Group website.
- Headquarters are in the Netherlands
- Supporting world trade for more than 90 years
- Total income in excess of €1.8 billion
- Present in more than 50 countries with more than 160 offices worldwide
- 3,700 multinational staff, many of whom are multilingual
- Expertise based, among other things on business intelligence, with access to trading information on 240 million companies
The operational structure of our multinational corporation is organised to optimise efficiency and, where possible, reduce the regulatory complexities of multiple jurisdictions across the world. Further information about the Group’s organisational structure is available on our Group website.
Financial strength ratings
Our financial strength rating has been affirmed by rating agencies A.M. Best as ‘A’ (excellent) with a stable outlook, and Moody’s as ‘A2’ with a stable outlook. Both ratings confirm the strong operational performance and leading position of Atradius N.V.’s key operating entities. For the latest details and announcements about our ratings, please see Atradius Group website.
Governance and Management of Atradius N.V.
The governance structure of our holding company includes a Management Board and a Supervisory Board. Together they steer our business, focusing on our customers and the interests of our stakeholders.
The Management Board has five members and is responsible for achieving the aims, strategy, policy and results of Atradius. It is guided by the interests of Atradius and the businesses connected to it.
The General Meeting has the authority to appoint a Management Board member on the recommendation of the Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee of the Supervisory Board.
The Management Board includes:
- Isidoro Unda, Chairman of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer
- Andreas Tesch, Chief Market Officer
- Christian van Lint, Chief Risk Officer
- Claus Gramlich-Eicher, Chief Financial Officer
- Marc Henstridge, Chief Insurance Operations Officer
Biographies of our Management Board members are available on the Atradius Group website.
The Supervisory Board has ten members and is responsible for monitoring and guiding the general affairs of Atradius and the policy of the Management Board. Like the Management Board, it is guided by the interests of Atradius and the businesses connected to it.
The Supervisory Board includes:
- Ignacio Álvarez, Chairman
- Francisco Arregui, Vice Chairman
- Xavier Freixes
- Désirée van Gorp
- Carlos Halpern
- John Hourican
- Bernd-Hinrich Meyer
- Hugo Serra
- Dick Sluimers
- José María Sunyer
The Supervisory Board has two committees: the Audit Committee and the Remuneration, Selection and Appointment Committee. Further information about these committees is available on the Atradius Group website.
Our Annual Reports provide a complete overview of the performance of Atradius N.V. and feature performance, strategy, full year accounts, corporate responsibility and additional financial information.
Our primary business focus is to enable trade. This also impacts on our approach to corporate responsibility, as we believe successful trade is essential for economic development throughout the world. Businesses that can trade successfully are able to create employment and reduce poverty. In addition, we promote transparency and ethics throughout our business and support the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact.
Further details on how we’re making a positive difference with our Corporate Responsibility strategy are available on the Atradius Group website.
We’re an international company and recruit talent throughout the world.